SEPTEMBER 2015, Securemetric together with Ziaplex co-sponsored at the Cards and Payments Asia, the region’s biggest event dedicated to payments innovation & technology. Knowing the big potential of the Philippine market, the organizer, Terrapinn has launched its first Cards and Payments Philippine event that was held at SMX Convention Centre, Manila.

After generating, 2000 attendees, 50 exhibitors and 120 conference speakers, the event was a huge success. C-level executives and heads of cards, payments, retail banking, prepaid, security, marketing, loyalty, transit and IT attended the conference from different industry such as Banks and Financial Institutions, Government, Transport and Telco Operators, Manufacturers, Healthcare, Retailers, Shopping Malls and Supermarkets retailers across the Philippines.

The conference tackled many issues including: Payment disruption and innovation, Payments and the customer experience, Digital currencies and wallets, Improving customer experience with mobile wallet, Bitcoin and digital currencies, Opportunities in carrier billing for the Philippines, New opportunities created by data analytics, Financial inclusion in the Philippines, Impact of alternative currencies and payments, Cyber Security threats to payments and banks.

Securemetric has showcased its different Security Solutions such as SecureDongle – Software Licensing Protection Dongle, Centage – Centralized Authentication Gateway and PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) in a Box. With a growing industry of Cards and Payment in the Philippines, produces more reason for fraudsters and Cyber Criminals to target this country.

Knowing this, many delegates showed interest in the security solutions featured by Securemetric as a lot of questions was generated. Delegates from different industry wanted to know more how they can secure their solutions and platforms against different cyber-attacks that may occur in the future and Securemetric has successfully given them awareness how they can overcome it.

To strengthen SecureMetric’s push for Digital Security Awareness in ASEAN Region, our Chief Business Development Officer, Mr. Lim Chin Wan, participated as one of the speakers on the event with the topic titled “Enhancing System Security using PKI”.

Overall, it was another fruitful event that let Securemetric showcase their vision in providing a Strong Digital Security for the Cards and Payments Industry.